Millions of savvy Railcard holders are saving almost £600million a year – £150 each on average – on train trips up and down Britain, as their favourite summer haunts are revealed.
More than 700 new apprentices have been recruited to Britain’s railway in the last year as it delivers a £50billion-plus upgrade plan.
Rail passengers who have to take long journeys at short notice are benefiting as millions of cheaper train fares go on sale for longer - some up to just ten minutes before departure.
The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which brings together train operators and Network Rail to improve the railway, is at the forefront of the industry’s modernisation of Britain’s railway.
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